Several Rockford Scanner fans said there have been multiple armed robberies in Rockford again tonight.
Rockford police are encrypted and have not released any information
#1 3700 block of N. Alpine at thee Fas Mart. Suspect vehicle is described as a red Ford or Mazda with partial plate 779. Suspect is described as a white male and 3 black male passengers.
#2 400 block of Dawson. Suspect is described as a black male approx. 20 years old, 6’0, 170 lbs, wearing a black ski mask with skull design, black hoody and red sweatpants
#3 Taxi Driver robbed at the IGA in the 1200 block of Broadway
#4 Armed Robbery and Aggravated vehicular highjacking in the 3000 block of N Rockton Ave at the Quick Mart. Suspects were in a maroon GMC Suburban or Tahoe. #1 suspect unknown race male, wearing a black ski mask with white skull. #2 suspect is a black or hispanic male
After we posted the above, the RPD released the following:
On Sunday, 12/25/16 at around 10:15 PM, Rockford Police responded to 3005 N Rockton Ave (Quick Mart parking lot) in reference to an armed robbery to a citizen complaint. Upon arrival, Officers met with the victim, a 28 year old black male Rockford resident. The victim stated he had just exited the store and was about to get into his vehicle when he was approached from behind by the suspect. The suspect displayed a black handgun and demanded the victim’s money and wallet. The victim gave the suspect what he demanded and then the suspect entered the victim’s vehicle and left the scene eastbound. The victim was not injured during the incident.
Witnesses on scene, stated the suspect was dropped off by a maroon Chevrolet Tahoe which was being driven by a black male with a black half ski mask with a white skeleton face on it. The maroon Tahoe left eastbound out of the parking lot and the stolen white Cadillac followed behind it.
Light skin black male or hispanic male, about 5’10” tall, slender build, wearing a black hoody, red pants, white shoes. Suspect had on a black half ski mask with a white skeleton face print. The suspect was armed with a black handgun. Suspect left in victim’s vehicle as follows
Victim’s stolen vehicle:
2002 white 4 door Cadillac Deville bearing IL plates Z2661142
This is an ongoing police investigation